What’s the deal with the bumblebee?

Here are some of the most popular questions about bees: 1.What is a bee?Bee, a member of the genus Apis, is a common garden insect.The word bee is a combination of the Greek words for “bee” and “bee nest.”The word bee has become so popular that the word “bee colony” has been coined, and the […]

Chequest Millworks and Pond Cove Millworks to merge

Chequest and Pond Co. are set to merge into a single project in the Oregon Coast region.Chequest Millwork, the parent company of Pond Cove millwork and Ag Millworks, announced the deal Wednesday.The merged entity will be known as Chequest.The proposed merger is expected to create about 200 jobs and a combined $1 billion in annual […]

Why you should go into mining for the gold in Oregon

In 2014, a federal judge ruled that mining gold was not illegal, but the U.S. Department of the Interior reversed itself, saying it was illegal to mine gold in certain areas of the Pacific Northwest.Now, Oregon is looking to get rid of that outdated law.The mining of gold in the Oregon Panhandle, known as the […]